roomy

adjective
\ˈrü-mē, ˈru̇-\
roomier; roomiest

Definition of roomy 

1 : having ample room : spacious

2 of a female mammal : having a large or well-proportioned body suited for breeding

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Other Words from roomy

roominess noun

Examples of roomy in a Sentence

a small car that's surprisingly roomy inside

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The space is made roomier by a low exhaust tunnel, which will ease the occasional crunch of three-across seating. Mark Maynard, sandiegouniontribune.com, "2018 Kia Niro PHEV: The future of plug-and-play," 13 July 2018 But unlike those taut little thrillers, Hereditary is a roomy 127 minutes long, perhaps seeking the heft of a weighty drama (Aster cites Mike Leigh as an influence). David Sims, The Atlantic, "The Close-to-Home Horror of Hereditary," 7 June 2018 The Navigator in Reserve trim is roomier, more refined and more complete than the Escalade or the Infiniti QX80. Robert Duffer, chicagotribune.com, "2018 Lincoln Navigator outdoes Cadillac Escalade as most refined family hauler," 5 Mar. 2018 With the remake, the Equinox is roomier inside, and has lots of new safety technology. G. Chambers Williams Iii, Houston Chronicle, "Chevrolet Equinox turbo-diesel joins lineup," 19 May 2018 The edge conceals a steel drawer roomy enough for napkins, placemats, candles, or any other miscellaneous eating accoutrements that need to be handy. Joanna Linberg, Sunset, "11 Double-Duty Furniture Pieces for Small Spaces," 22 Jan. 2018 My Armada was comfortable and roomy, even in the third row, and quiet, thanks to acoustic glass on the windshield and front side windows and expanded use of sound absorption materials. Emma Jayne Williams, star-telegram, "Nissan Armada full-size SUV has plentyof room for the family, lots of technology," 17 June 2018 That appears to be remedied with a recent move 2 miles down the road to SW Military Drive, where Orly’s gets more traffic exposure and roomier digs. Chuck Blount, San Antonio Express-News, "52 Weeks of BBQ: Orly’s BBQ," 6 July 2018 From the roomy dirt parking lot, pick up the Flagstaff Loop Trail heading west and follow it 0.9 mile to the beginning of Rogers Trail. Mare Czinar, azcentral, "Flagstaff hike: Rogers Trail hike is a lovely walk in the woods," 5 July 2018

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First Known Use of roomy

1581, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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roomy

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of roomy

: having plenty of space or room

roomy

adjective
\ˈrü-mē, ˈru̇-\
roomier; roomiest

Kids Definition of roomy

: spacious The house has roomy closets.

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roominess noun

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